The Lady of Shalott with her Web

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There she weaves by night and day
A magic web with colours gay.
- The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Lord Tennyson

My blog's name "Shalott con Web" (con meaning "with") means the Lady of Shalott with her Web.

(Pun of web = internet intended.) This is a blog for art purposes only.

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ffactory:

Emilio Pettoruti, Vino Rosso (1940)

ffactory:

Emilio Pettoruti, Vino Rosso (1940)

— 4 months ago with 41 notes
blastedheath:

Emilio Pettoruti (Argentinian 1892-1971), Concierto, 1941. Oil on canvas, 116.2 x 89.2 cm.

blastedheath:

Emilio Pettoruti (Argentinian 1892-1971), Concierto, 1941. Oil on canvas, 116.2 x 89.2 cm.

— 4 months ago with 93 notes
#argentinian  #art  #art history  #pettoruti  #emilio pettoruti  #concierto  #cubism  #cubist 
yama-bato:

Jean Metzinger, At the Cycle-Race Track (Au Vélodrome), 1912. Oil and collage on canvas, 130.4 x 97.1 cm. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice© Jean Metzinger, by SIAE 2012.

yama-bato:

Jean Metzinger, At the Cycle-Race Track (Au Vélodrome), 1912. Oil and collage on canvas, 130.4 x 97.1 cm. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice© Jean Metzinger, by SIAE 2012.

— 4 months ago with 124 notes
#jean metzinger  #guggenheim  #art  #art history  #cubism  #cubist  #metzinger 
yama-bato:



Jean Metzinger
Woman with a Coffee Pot 1919

yama-bato:

Jean Metzinger

Woman with a Coffee Pot 1919

— 4 months ago with 106 notes
lustforthemoonlight:

Artillery, 1911 (by Maulleigh)
Roger de La Fresnaye (French, 1885–1925)Oil on canvas
51 1/4 x 62 3/4 in. (130.2 x 159.4 cm)Gift of Florene M. Schoenborn, 1991 (1991.397)
Painted three years before the outbreak of World War I, the subject of this painting appears prophetic. La Fresnaye could often have observed similar military reviews near Les Invalides in Paris. Artillery officers on white and brown horses accompany a caisson (ammunition wagon for moving artillery) that transports a field gun and three soldiers in helmets. In the background a military music band approaches, wearing the blue and red uniforms of the infantry. Although Artillery represents an imaginary scene, La Fresnaye, as the son of a military officer, paid close attention to the various uniforms. Forms are reduced to their utmost simplicity and geometric core, while the color scheme—taking its cue from the tricolore held aloft—is composed of red, white, and blue, along with earthen tones. Painted in 1911, the year he became associated with Cubism and joined the Section d’Or group, Artillery demonstrates the artist’s ever greater emphasis on the solid geometry that underlies all forms in nature.
I like the color and the power of this one. I’d hang it on my wall.

lustforthemoonlight:

Artillery, 1911 (by Maulleigh)

Roger de La Fresnaye (French, 1885–1925)
Oil on canvas

51 1/4 x 62 3/4 in. (130.2 x 159.4 cm)
Gift of Florene M. Schoenborn, 1991 (1991.397)

Painted three years before the outbreak of World War I, the subject of this painting appears prophetic. La Fresnaye could often have observed similar military reviews near Les Invalides in Paris. Artillery officers on white and brown horses accompany a caisson (ammunition wagon for moving artillery) that transports a field gun and three soldiers in helmets. In the background a military music band approaches, wearing the blue and red uniforms of the infantry. Although Artillery represents an imaginary scene, La Fresnaye, as the son of a military officer, paid close attention to the various uniforms. Forms are reduced to their utmost simplicity and geometric core, while the color scheme—taking its cue from the tricolore held aloft—is composed of red, white, and blue, along with earthen tones. Painted in 1911, the year he became associated with Cubism and joined the Section d’Or group, Artillery demonstrates the artist’s ever greater emphasis on the solid geometry that underlies all forms in nature.

I like the color and the power of this one. I’d hang it on my wall.

— 4 months ago with 13 notes
#roger de la fresnaye  #art  #art history  #cubism  #cubist 
artpedia:

Fernand Leger - Three Women, 1921-22. Oil on canvas
From the Museum of Modern Art, NYC: 

This painting represents a group of three reclining nudes drinking tea or coffee in a chic apartment. While the reclining nude is a common subject in art history, these women’s bodies have been simplified into rounded and dislocated forms, their skin not soft but firm, buffed, and polished. The machinelike precision and solidity with which Léger renders human form relates to his faith in modern industry and to his hope that art and the machine age would together reverse the chaos unleashed by World War I.

artpedia:

Fernand LegerThree Women, 1921-22. Oil on canvas

From the Museum of Modern Art, NYC: 

This painting represents a group of three reclining nudes drinking tea or coffee in a chic apartment. While the reclining nude is a common subject in art history, these women’s bodies have been simplified into rounded and dislocated forms, their skin not soft but firm, buffed, and polished. The machinelike precision and solidity with which Léger renders human form relates to his faith in modern industry and to his hope that art and the machine age would together reverse the chaos unleashed by World War I.

— 4 months ago with 103 notes
#art  #art history  #fernand leger  #leger  #three women  #moma  #museum of modern art  #cubism  #cubist